Ahead of Assembly polls, two ISIS suspects arrested in Surat

ANI | Updated: Oct 25, 2017 21:11 IST

Surat (Gujarat) [India] Oct. 25 (ANI): The Gujarat anti-terrorism squad (ATS) on Wednesday arrested two suspected ISIS operatives ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls.

The arrested persons have been identified as Kasim Timberwala and Aabed Mirza.

As per the information, the two ISIS operatives were planning to execute a blast in Ahmedabad's Khadia area.

Kasim was employed with a hospital as a technician, while Aabed worked as a lawyer.

Kasim was planning to abscond to Jamaica after executing the blast.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)